The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 245 240 323
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +83
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 524 615 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.19% 1.26% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.48% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 422 515 276
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
User Stories
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37464 41444 36645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.36% 84.62% 83.79%
Number of salaries quoted 31372 34428 30488
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in London

User Stories
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region.

User Stories Salary Trend in London

User Stories
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in London

User Stories
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 56 £52,500 - 22
Bromley +17 3 £60,000 -4.00%
Harrow +1 3 - -
Hounslow - 3 £60,000 -
Chessington - 2 £35,000 -
Croydon - 2 £56,250 - 1
Romford - 1 £50,000 -
Sidcup - 1 £50,000 -
South Croydon - 1 £47,500 -
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 821 (82.60%) Agile Software Development
2 423 (42.56%) Scrum
3 246 (24.75%) E-Commerce
4 230 (23.14%) QA
5 219 (22.03%) Business Analysis
6 206 (20.72%) Use Case
7 197 (19.82%) Retail
8 196 (19.72%) SQL
9 192 (19.32%) Finance
10 177 (17.81%) User Experience
11 173 (17.40%) Project Management
12 170 (17.10%) Analytical Skills
13 163 (16.40%) SDLC
14 143 (14.39%) HTML
15 141 (14.19%) Java
15 141 (14.19%) JavaScript
16 135 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
17 131 (13.18%) Waterfall
18 130 (13.08%) TDD
19 129 (12.98%) JIRA
20 118 (11.87%) User Acceptance Testing
21 117 (11.77%) Degree
21 117 (11.77%) BDD
22 113 (11.37%) CSS
23 112 (11.27%) UML
24 110 (11.07%) Stakeholder Management
25 105 (10.56%) Marketing
26 101 (10.16%) Analytics
27 97 (9.76%) Banking
28 95 (9.56%) ISEB

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 52 (5.23%) Confluence
2 36 (3.62%) CMS
3 34 (3.42%) SharePoint
3 34 (3.42%) Apache Pig
4 16 (1.61%) Tomcat
4 16 (1.61%) JBoss
5 10 (1.01%) Node.js
6 7 (0.70%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.50%) Mule
7 5 (0.50%) Apache
8 4 (0.40%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.40%) FileNet
9 3 (0.30%) EPiServer CMS
9 3 (0.30%) IIS
9 3 (0.30%) SAS
9 3 (0.30%) WordPress
9 3 (0.30%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.30%) Drupal
10 2 (0.20%) Moodle
10 2 (0.20%) nginx
Applications
1 82 (8.25%) MS Visio
2 65 (6.54%) MS Excel
3 41 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (2.31%) Photoshop
5 21 (2.11%) MS Office
6 12 (1.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.70%) InDesign
7 7 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.60%) OmniGraffle
8 6 (0.60%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.10%) MS Project
9 1 (0.10%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 10 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.20%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.20%) Magento
3 1 (0.10%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.10%) Unica
3 1 (0.10%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (3.42%) Amazon EMR
2 34 (3.42%) Amazon EC2
2 34 (3.42%) Amazon S3
3 30 (3.02%) SaaS
4 22 (2.21%) Google Analytics
5 11 (1.11%) IBM Blueworks
6 6 (0.60%) Force.com
7 5 (0.50%) Basecamp
8 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.41%) HTTP
2 23 (2.31%) Internet
3 15 (1.51%) Network Security
4 13 (1.31%) CTI
5 3 (0.30%) Intranet
5 3 (0.30%) DSL
5 3 (0.30%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.30%) VPN
5 3 (0.30%) DNS
5 3 (0.30%) SSL
5 3 (0.30%) IPv4
5 3 (0.30%) IPv6
6 2 (0.20%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.20%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.10%) Skype
7 1 (0.10%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (4.93%) MongoDB
2 35 (3.52%) Hadoop
3 34 (3.42%) Apache Hive
3 34 (3.42%) Mahout
3 34 (3.42%) Impala
3 34 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
4 33 (3.32%) NoSQL
5 32 (3.22%) SQL Server
6 29 (2.92%) Big Data
7 23 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (1.91%) Relational Database
9 18 (1.81%) QlikView
10 16 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
11 15 (1.51%) MySQL
12 13 (1.31%) RDBMS
13 11 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (1.01%) Data Mart
14 10 (1.01%) OLAP
15 9 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (0.91%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 129 (12.98%) JIRA
2 81 (8.15%) Jenkins
3 80 (8.05%) Selenium
4 79 (7.95%) Cucumber
5 66 (6.64%) Git (software)
6 52 (5.23%) WebDriver
7 43 (4.33%) Maven
8 37 (3.72%) JUnit
9 34 (3.42%) Yeoman
10 31 (3.12%) Ant
11 30 (3.02%) QuickTest Pro
12 28 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
13 25 (2.52%) TestNG
14 24 (2.41%) Visual Studio
15 22 (2.21%) Eclipse
15 22 (2.21%) JBehave
16 21 (2.11%) SoapUI
17 19 (1.91%) Subversion
18 14 (1.41%) Axure RP
19 13 (1.31%) JMeter
General
1 197 (19.82%) Retail
2 192 (19.32%) Finance
3 105 (10.56%) Marketing
4 97 (9.76%) Banking
5 85 (8.55%) Telecoms
6 65 (6.54%) Advertising
7 44 (4.43%) Games
8 40 (4.02%) Publishing
9 27 (2.72%) Investment Banking
10 25 (2.52%) Law
11 8 (0.80%) Back Office
12 5 (0.50%) Legal
13 4 (0.40%) Automotive
13 4 (0.40%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.40%) Billing
14 2 (0.20%) Front Office
14 2 (0.20%) Local Government
15 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.10%) French Language
15 1 (0.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 536 (53.92%) Analyst
2 484 (48.69%) Business Analyst
3 113 (11.37%) Developer
4 96 (9.66%) Agile Business Analyst
5 90 (9.05%) Senior Analyst
6 80 (8.05%) Senior Business Analyst
7 54 (5.43%) Product Owner
8 50 (5.03%) Designer
9 45 (4.53%) Project Manager
10 43 (4.33%) QA Engineer
11 40 (4.02%) Product Manager
12 34 (3.42%) Senior Developer
12 34 (3.42%) Data Scientist
13 33 (3.32%) Software Engineer
13 33 (3.32%) Java Developer
14 28 (2.82%) UX Designer
15 26 (2.62%) Tester
16 25 (2.52%) Senior QA Engineer
17 23 (2.31%) ScrumMaster
18 22 (2.21%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (14.39%) HTML
2 113 (11.37%) CSS
3 94 (9.46%) XML
4 64 (6.44%) .NET
5 55 (5.53%) Web Services
6 53 (5.33%) SOAP
7 50 (5.03%) HTML5
8 43 (4.33%) REST
9 42 (4.23%) Gherkin
10 35 (3.52%) D3.js
11 34 (3.42%) Natural Language Processing
11 34 (3.42%) SciPy
11 34 (3.42%) Cascalog
11 34 (3.42%) Pandas
11 34 (3.42%) scikit-learn
12 33 (3.32%) Spring
13 32 (3.22%) JSON
14 29 (2.92%) jQuery
14 29 (2.92%) CSS3
15 27 (2.72%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 177 (17.81%) User Experience
2 170 (17.10%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (5.43%) Mobile App
4 53 (5.33%) Visualisation
5 40 (4.02%) FMCG
6 39 (3.92%) Computer Science
7 30 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (2.41%) iPhone
9 20 (2.01%) Management Information System
10 19 (1.91%) Credit Risk
11 17 (1.71%) Wiki
12 16 (1.61%) Market Risk
12 16 (1.61%) Digital Media
13 15 (1.51%) Blackberry
14 14 (1.41%) W3C
14 14 (1.41%) Blog
15 13 (1.31%) IVR
16 12 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 12 (1.21%) NHS
16 12 (1.21%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 67 (6.74%) Apple iOS
2 46 (4.63%) Android
3 22 (2.21%) Windows
4 18 (1.81%) Windows Phone
5 13 (1.31%) UNIX
6 11 (1.11%) Windows Phone 8
7 9 (0.91%) Linux
8 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 821 (82.60%) Agile Software Development
2 423 (42.56%) Scrum
3 246 (24.75%) E-Commerce
4 219 (22.03%) Business Analysis
5 206 (20.72%) Use Case
6 173 (17.40%) Project Management
7 163 (16.40%) SDLC
8 135 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
9 131 (13.18%) Waterfall
10 130 (13.08%) TDD
11 118 (11.87%) User Acceptance Testing
12 117 (11.77%) BDD
13 112 (11.27%) UML
14 110 (11.07%) Stakeholder Management
15 101 (10.16%) Analytics
16 94 (9.46%) Test Scripting
17 93 (9.36%) Software Delivery
18 85 (8.55%) CRM
19 74 (7.44%) Unit Testing
20 72 (7.24%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 196 (19.72%) SQL
2 141 (14.19%) Java
2 141 (14.19%) JavaScript
3 92 (9.26%) C#
4 51 (5.13%) Python
5 48 (4.83%) Ruby
6 41 (4.12%) PHP
7 34 (3.42%) VBA
7 34 (3.42%) Bash Shell
7 34 (3.42%) Clojure
8 26 (2.62%) R
9 18 (1.81%) Objective-C
10 17 (1.71%) PL/SQL
11 16 (1.61%) T-SQL
12 12 (1.21%) Groovy
13 10 (1.01%) C
14 9 (0.91%) Scala
14 9 (0.91%) C++
15 7 (0.70%) Apex Code
16 4 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 117 (11.77%) Degree
2 95 (9.56%) ISEB
3 15 (1.51%) Security Cleared
4 9 (0.91%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.40%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.30%) IIBA
7 3 (0.30%) CBAP
7 3 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.30%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (23.14%) QA
2 17 (1.71%) Basel III
3 16 (1.61%) CRD IV
3 16 (1.61%) Basel II
4 11 (1.11%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.50%) MiFID
6 3 (0.30%) SLA
6 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (3.42%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.20%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 34 (3.42%) Vagrant
2 16 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (1.51%) TrustSec
4 3 (0.30%) Puppet
4 3 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 61 (6.14%) Microsoft
2 45 (4.53%) Oracle
3 33 (3.32%) IBM
4 26 (2.62%) Google
5 18 (1.81%) Business Objects
6 17 (1.71%) Apple
6 17 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (1.51%) Sourcefire
7 15 (1.51%) Cisco
7 15 (1.51%) Guidewire
7 15 (1.51%) Lancope
8 13 (1.31%) Adobe
8 13 (1.31%) KANA
9 11 (1.11%) SAP
10 6 (0.60%) hybris
11 5 (0.50%) SEEBURGER
11 5 (0.50%) TIBCO
11 5 (0.50%) ATG
12 4 (0.40%) Coverity
12 4 (0.40%) WorldPay
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
JPS Selection
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 10% bonus, Stock options, Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Walter Everett
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £58,000 per annum bonus,shares etc
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
The App Business
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Imperial College London
Salary: £43,530 - 52,630 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Momentum
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum Full benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Momentum
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Full benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago